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Bochy on Giants' elimination: 'It's always tough'

After a valiant effort with a shorthanded group, the San Francisco Giants have officially been eliminated from playoff contention, as the Dodgers defeated them 8-0 at AT&T Park on Tuesday on a one-hit gem from Clayton Kershaw. "It's always tough. It's never a fun feeling," manager Bruce Bochy said following the loss. "I just talked to the guys briefly and told them how proud...
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September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Hudson-Zito duel ends up disappointing

Saturday’s Giants-Athletics game at Coliseum seemed like an unremarkable game on paper. The lone AL team that had been eliminated from the playoff race taking on a team that was fighting for its slim playoff life, needing miraculous runs in opposite directions by both them and the Dodgers. But of course, both teams flipped the script this week. The retiring Tim Hudson...
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September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Bochy brings girl into dugout, makes her day

Not too much has been going well for the San Francisco Giants lately, but Bruce Bochy is still managing to put smiles on people's faces. A day after the Giants suffered a heartbreaking walk-off loss to the Padres in San Diego as they make a desperation push in the NL West, Bochy spread cheer to a lucky Giants fan who showed up early to Petco Park for Thursday's game. Seeing the...
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September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

What makes Bruce Bochy and Joe Maddon great?

With the Cubs in San Francisco to face the team just behind them in the wild-card race, it makes sense to compare the two managers. After all, they both ended up within the top five in a recent survey, and their teams have both found success in recent years. Though they were born just a year apart, their styles are different enough that they seem to be a study in contrasts...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Spring Training Highlights

At this point in the spring, players are focused on putting in work to be ready for the start of the season. That is, unless you’re a rookie or marginal player trying to land a job. With that in mind, statistics are virtually meaningless. With more than three weeks remaining, there is still plenty of time for a player to find his groove and earn a spot on the roster. Spring training...
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Early spring training observations

Being the defending Champions, the San Francisco Giants are going to be dealing with lots of media attention. Due to past success they are used to it. The Giants haven’t had a lot going on yet, however, here is a run-down of what’s happening thus far for the Giants. The most newsworthy thing the Giants had to deal with was manager Bruce Bochy being hospitalized due to heart...
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants Manager Bruce Bochy Undergoes Heart Procedure

The San Francisco Giants may be preparing to defend their World Series championship, but some pretty sobering news came out of Arizona on Thursday. The team released a statement via Twitter indicating that manager Bruce Bochy underwent a heart procedure on Thursday after he experienced some discomfort. Here’s the Giants statement in its entirety. Following his physical yesterday...
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

No states are rooting for the Giants in the World Series

It was just four years ago that the San Francisco Giants were America’s cinderella team. Going up against the Texas Rangers back in the 2010 World Series, not many expected the Giants to pull out the first championship in their west coast history. But dominating their way through a five-game series win over the Rangers, Bruce Bochy’s squad started a run that has turned into three...
Via Sportsnaut
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Hunter Pence’s stolen scooter returned

The nation breathed easier on Wednesday night as San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence’s missing scooter was returned to its rightful owner. In an incident that will no doubt be remember as this generation’s version of the Lindbergh Baby kidnapping and Patty Hearst’s disappearance, Pence’s regular ride to the ballpark was scooter-jacked from a San Francisco restaurant...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: is Michael Morse the answer?

When the San Francisco Giants signed Michael Morse to a one-year, $6 million contract in December, they were banking on Morse returning to his 2011 form. In that career year with the Washington Nationals, Morse hit .303 with 31 home runs and 95 RBIs. Morse spent most of his 2013 campaign battling injuries and ended the season batting .215 with 13 homers and 27 RBIs through 88 games...
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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